Use sensors augmented by Google maps to control traffic signals.
Phase 3 Share your ideas! (Completed) March 19 - April 2
"After one of the worst economic downturns, Calgary will revolutionize to become Canada's most resilient, inclusive and accessible community by increasing economic diversification to support our innovation ecosystem and partnering to integrate smart city technologies and data into affordable housing initiatives – creating more jobs and opportunities for all".
Now is the time to share big, smart and ambitious ideas on how to make it a reality. Use your creative thinking, inclusive spirit and bold, innovative solutions to put this vision into action through connected technology and data.
Note: this Phase of the challenge is now closed to new submissions
Find out more about Calgary's submission and how Calgary is a smart city at calgary.ca/smartcity.
Many urban developers have heard of the shipping container home, but still making full fledged homes out of containers is still costly.
So lets instead make hipster apartment complexes that targets millennials and young people who are struggling to move out of their parents basement.
For this project to work, costs for the occupants must... more »
in those buildings would house CONTAINER FARMS. (employment for manufactures)
The buildings provide a control environment for the container farms.
Reneable energies technologies could power the farms; solar, wind, geothermal.(employment for the New trades)
The container farms would be used to grow eatable products such as lettuce, herbs... more »
An incineration plant that is capable of material and energy recovery from solid waste (municipal and industrial) operating economically, efficiently and environmentally friendly.
Amalgamation of Calgary Parking Authority into City of Calgary Transportation Dept with or under Roads.
Finish the train to the airport and phase out diesel powered vehicles as calgary has seen an increase in air pollution.
It is a solution for low-income people but also for insolate people... more »
Basic idea: equip all buses and Ctrains with GPS and create an app so that users can tell exactly where their next bus is and how many minutes for YOUR stop. It's a real time map and a text interface.
Possible extension: wireless internet access on the bus for patrons.